The Carnegie Institution of Washington
is an independent, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. Andrew Carnegie founded the institution in 1902 to encourage scientific research and discovery. Since 2007 the institution has also been known as the Carnegie Institution for Science.
The Carnegie Institution’s Year Book has been published continuously since 1902. Year Books no. 1 (1902) through no. 21 (1922) are available online through the Biodiversity Heritage Library. The institution has also published more than 600 scholarly books in its Monograph Series.